Taken for Chumps
Households would have to pay an extra charge for rubbish collection under proposals for local government reform published yesterday.
A review carried out by Sir Michael Lyons also proposed increasing council tax paid by half-a-million homes, mainly in London and the South
So as "The Stall" distracted us "Marks" with his his juggling act and red box "The Mechanic" dips our breeches for the loot. Of course if you are on benefit, live up north or tick the box "Labour Voter" then the tax on living in a house won't worry you, for the rest of us this tax, unrelated to the ability to pay, is going to hurt more than any penny on the pint or tweaking of tax bands.